A nurse reaches of the COVID-19 unrecognizable after six weeks of hospitalization

Un infirmier atteint de la COVID-19 méconnaissable après six semaines d’hospitalisation

A lung capacity is very low, 50 pounds less. A nurse american wanted to show the ravages of the COVID-19 on the body.

Mike Schultz, 43 years old, was hospitalized in mid-march in Boston while he was visiting her boyfriend. It will be placed under a respirator during

He explained to BuzzFeed News that he thought could not be reached from the COVID-19, saw that he was young and he trained between six and seven days per week.

“I thought that the coronavirus was not as serious as this until I begins to fall ill”, he explained.

“I said to myself that I was young enough not to be reached. And I know that a lot of people still think the same thing.”

This is why he was keen to share on social networks a photo montage showing before and after hospitalization.


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I wanted to show everyone how badly being sedated for 6 weeks on a ventilator gold intubated can be. Amongst other things, covid19 reduced my lung capacity with pneumonia. Over 8 weeks I’ve been away from family and friends Getting stronger everyday and working to increase my lung capacity. I’ll get back to where I was in healthier ways this time….maybe even do cardio 😱. #covid19 #caronavirus #recovery #godblessmynurses

A publication shared by Mike (@thebearded_nurse) on May 11, 2020 at 7 :56 am PDT

On the left-hand image, taken a month before falling sick, he weighed about 190 pounds. On the right, captured a few days ago, he weighs more than 140.

“I wanted to show that this can happen to anyone. Whether you are young or old, that you have a predisposition or not. It can happen to you”, he said.

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